Oil Catch Can For 3.0L Diesel?

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Has anyone found and installed an Oil catch can on the 3.0L diesel?
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Has anyone found and installed an Oil catch can on the 3.0L diesel?
Installing one will give you a CEL unless you make some fairly heavy mods with it.

There’s a dude on YouTube with a channel who’s done it on a Ram with the EcoDiesel , I think his channel has EcoDiesel in it. I highly encourage you to search around and check it out
 
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I started this way back in June after talking with a friend who had installed a catch can on his Colorado. Since then I have put 5K miles on my Jeep and I have not had to add any oil. So what would a catch can catch?
 

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I did not. I don't see why you would, you're simply splicing this into the middle. It doesn't impede the vacuum going through it.
Can you post a picture of how and where you mounted? What other parts you had to buy and if you are collecting any oil with it?
 

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I did not. I don't see why you would, you're simply splicing this into the middle. It doesn't impede the vacuum going through it.
Can we get any pictures of your set up
 

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It has taken me this long to get back to everyone because frankly it has been a frustrating failure. Right after my last post it threw a code and I have been working on it since. I cleared the code and tried a bunch of things to make this work without a code. I used larger fittings and hoses, I tried smaller, nothing works consistently.

One code says its open like the old elephant hose used on the CRD Liberties and the other says there is a restriction needing service.

The link below describes the situation and what I think is the cure but I will have to change my approach and give it another go this winter. The link is from an older Ram 1500 but he explains it all very well.

 
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